Hostar is facing fierce competition from Jio Cinema after the latter streamed IPL 2023 free of cost.

Is World Cup 2023 free on Hotstar?

In a piece of bright news for cricket fans, the highly anticipated World Cup 2023 will be streamed free of cost on Disney+Hotstar for mobile users. The development comes after the streaming app Hotstar broadcasted the Asia Cup 2023 for free on mobiles.

The development comes as Hotstar aims to retain its viewers since Jio Cinema and Sports 18, the new home of Men in Blue from 2023 (starting from Australia tour of India) to 2028, are offering free streaming of live cricket matches on the platform since the inaugural WPL and the IPL 2023.


Sajith Sivanandan, Head of Disney+Hotstar said, as quoted by exchange4media:

“Disney+ Hotstar has remained at the forefront of the rapidly evolving OTT industry in India and the various innovations we have introduced to continue enhancing the viewer experience has allowed us to delight our audiences across the region.”

He continued:

“Making the Asia Cup and ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup available to a wider audience, we believe, will help us grow the overall eco-system.”

The move comes after reports surfaced that Jio Cinema will stream the upcoming India tour of the West Indies in July and August free of cost.

Hotstar to stream 2023 Asia Cup and ICC World Cup 2023 for free.

The 2023 ODI World Cup will be played in October and November in India later this year.

India will play a couple of warmup games against England and the Netherlands in Guwahati and Thiruvananthapuram on September 30 and October 3, respectively. They will begin their campaign against Australia at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on October 8.

The high-voltage game between India and Pakistan will be played at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on October 14. Rohit Sharma and Co. will face off defending champions England at the Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow on October 29.


All you need to know about Disney+Hotstar plans

Disney+Hotstar currently offers three types of subscriptions to their users. The monthly plan starts at Rs 299/month, while the annual plans are categorized into Super (Rs 899) and Premium (Rs 1499).

The Super plan allows access to only two users with a maximum video quality of 1080p.

On the other hand, the Premium plan allows users to watch 4K content (2160p). As many as four users can log in using the premium plan.

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